Photography LOVE …Lorna

Photography LOVE …Lorna

I’ve had a beautiful start to my day…I stumbled upon something this morning that literally took my breathe away….a perfect example of why I don’t like creating posts ahead of the time…so prefer to write about what’s inspiring me at this exact moment and let me tell you…what’s coming up in this post is doing just that.
I was in the middle of pulling things together for a different post when I came across an image that literally made me gasp…
From this photo, you’ll be able to guess that the post I was putting together was about my favourite pink bird…still love the dear flamingo but it’s the photograph that I can’t stop thinking about.
After linking back from the original photo, I landed me on the website of…
Lorna…aka photography genius.
There are very few times in my life that I have wished to live somewhere else…seeing this portfolio seriously made me hate not having children where this studio is…I haven’t been able to nail down it’s exact location but I’m thinking, based on the phone number, that it’s in England {edit…I just received an email from Lorna herself…PS…dying…she’s in Scotland}…not Toronto…but holy Dinah…I’d do a lot of things to have my kidlets photographed by her.
Her work is… “Inspired by dark forests, magical landscapes and old fairytales, Lorna uses her imagination and unique style to produce spellbinding images. Her children’s portraiture gives her the opportunity to do what she loves best; creating enchanting pictures to be treasured forever. Each image is unique and created entirely by Lorna. From the first rough sketch to the final detailed retouching.”

According to me, it’s absolute perfection…seriously…so incredibly special…


Have you ever?
I haven’t.
Beyond, beyond amazing.
Believe me when I tell you…this post was just a very small tast of Lorna’s brilliance…you can see more of her incredible portofolio here and read all about her inspirations on Lornaland.
And, you can also purchase a little of Lorna’s magic for yourself… she has a new picture book that’s being realeased in January…
you can pre-order now HERE…it’s already in my basket.
xo

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  • Tiffany @ Savor Home
    Posted at 08:08h, 19 October Reply

    Those photos are gorgeous! I love that they aren’t the typical “sit-down-and-smile” photos. Lovely.

  • Alex {Things That Sparkle}
    Posted at 08:09h, 19 October Reply

    Wow, what an unusual approach to children’s photographer. Very cool! Your little ones would fit in perfectly.

  • 17 Perth
    Posted at 08:13h, 19 October Reply

    Holy crap. She is ah-ma-zing. These photos are beautiful and kind of eery in a gorgeous way. Love her work.

  • Liz {Sequins And Stripes}
    Posted at 08:18h, 19 October Reply

    My Alice in Wonderland loving self is obsessed with these images! So cool!

  • Emily | Recently
    Posted at 08:34h, 19 October Reply

    This is a beautiful example of a true artist! I love it when photographers can step out of the norm and bring us images that truly belong on a canvas! Genius.

  • Carissa @ the Fabulous Design File
    Posted at 09:13h, 19 October Reply

    That is so cool! Truly unique children’s photography. Love the piano in the field, and the little girl mixing potions in the lab!

  • Danielle Oakey Interiors
    Posted at 09:26h, 19 October Reply

    Wow, so unique. I love it.

  • Andrea
    Posted at 09:36h, 19 October Reply

    OMG, I am in love. Perhaps worth a trip to Scotland with the littles, just so we can partake! I am all about all things fairy and fantasy, so I am lusting over these photos!

  • Chassity (Look Linger Love)
    Posted at 10:01h, 19 October Reply

    Crazy cool pictures. And no, I’ve never seen anything like it!

  • Alexa
    Posted at 10:32h, 19 October Reply

    Wow…these are so cool. Love the girl with the dog and the balloons!

  • Aubrey {All Things Bright and Beautiful}
    Posted at 10:32h, 19 October Reply

    Those are so different and *amazing*! They really are kind of like a dark fairytale…and what a fun memory for your kiddo! I think we should take a trip to Scotland (c:

  • Love.Inspire.Create
    Posted at 10:39h, 19 October Reply

    Gorgeous Photos! I love the surreal look of them!

  • jessicaraesommer
    Posted at 10:50h, 19 October Reply

    Oh my goodness she is fabulous! I love this muted photography right now. Looks like we are thinking the same, love it!!!

    xo Jessica Rae
    http://www.lovelyuglydesign.blogspot.com
    http://www.jessicaraesommer.blogspot.com

  • Kerry
    Posted at 12:30h, 19 October Reply

    I am totally picturing my littlest one in that dollhouse. Too cute. So different.

  • Lauren@BaylorSays...
    Posted at 13:09h, 19 October Reply

    Truly unusual…a visual feast for sure. My brain doesn’t think that way, I’m so in awe of wildly creative people.

  • ms.composure
    Posted at 14:57h, 19 October Reply

    these pictures are great! my fav is def the kid scientist! so cute!!

    http://infinitelifefitness.com
    http://mscomposure.blogspot.com

  • Amanda Hill
    Posted at 15:15h, 19 October Reply

    Gasp! Gasp! Still at a loss for words….so magical!

  • Designwali
    Posted at 18:01h, 19 October Reply

    theses are gorgeous..feels like your watching a fairytale!

  • Rachel {Little Bits of Lovely}
    Posted at 18:02h, 19 October Reply

    Beautiful photography and so unique! The shots almost have an ‘Alice in wonderland’ feel to them – rather magical! Xx

  • Tracey Ayton Photography
    Posted at 18:12h, 19 October Reply

    What a refreshing way to see kids photographed!! I absolutely love this!!! Thanks for posting!! I’m so glad I came by for a visit. So inspiring!!

  • barbara@hodge:podge
    Posted at 18:30h, 19 October Reply

    Wow! Those photos are amazing – so surreal!

  • L.A. in the bay
    Posted at 21:34h, 19 October Reply

    oh my gosh these are all so fairytale like and whimsical! so fun!! Love these. Thanks for sharing! 😉

  • Ann
    Posted at 21:50h, 19 October Reply

    To me, Lorna’s photos are part photo, part painting. Truly unique and arresting.

  • Fash Boulevard
    Posted at 01:53h, 20 October Reply

    these pictures are so beautiful. i love the girl with giant bow. amazing post, love. It would mean the world if you’d stop by and check out my JewelMint photo shoot. Love to hear what you think. xo

    http://www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

  • Sarah of Lilesadi
    Posted at 03:49h, 20 October Reply

    These photos are pure magic! I love the one with the sheeps, actually I love them all, had a look at there website too.

    Thanks Christine for your inspiring posts:)

    Sarah

  • Debby
    Posted at 05:34h, 20 October Reply

    That first little one is stunning! Beautiful fairytale like photographs. xo

  • Dandy-Doll
    Posted at 09:41h, 20 October Reply

    This is so cute! i can’t resist!! i must have it 🙂

    XOXO

    http://thedandydoll.blogspot.com/

  • dreamday
    Posted at 09:49h, 20 October Reply

    this just sweeps me away! must order this book. thanks for sharing!

  • Allison {Live Love Small}
    Posted at 12:32h, 20 October Reply

    i’ve seen her work before. it is magical!

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